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CSV looks to the future as it celebrates first 50 years

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​Volunteering charity says big things are ahead as it celebrates its half century

A volunteering charity says it has a bright future ahead as it celebrates its first 50 years.

More than half a century after Community Service Volunteers (CSV) recruited and placed its very first volunteer, the charity is entering an exciting new era.

It says that, having inspired and engaged over 230,000 people during 2013/14, it is now preparing to make an even greater impact.

Throughout its history, CSV been proud to help people across take an active role in their communities and reap the mutual benefits of volunteering

Following a period of restructure and transformation, CSV, which operates across the UK, says it now has a strong base to take forward its core social action and volunteering programmes.

Sir Jon Shortridge, chair of trustees, said: “Throughout its history, CSV been proud to help people across the UK take an active role in their communities and reap the mutual benefits of volunteering.

“I am delighted that following our major business review we have been able to secure a very positive, financially stable future for CSV. We have gone through a restructuring of the charity and we are now ready to make even greater impact.

“The current senior team, led by Lucy de Groot, has created a dynamic, growing charity with a clear business plan and I’m pleased that we will have an equally strong team in place to take us to the next stage on our ambitious development.”

 

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